Betty June Baldwin
February 25, 1923 - July 30, 2018
FOREST CITY - Betty June Baldwin, 95 of Forest City, died Monday, July 30, 2018 at the Hancock County Hospital in Britt, Iowa.
According to her wishes she will be cremated and private family graveside services will be held at a later date in Oakland Cemetery in Forest City.
Betty June Baldwin was born in Quimby, Iowa on February 25, 1923 to Ernest and Henrietta Hass Conley. She graduated from Quimby High School in 1940 and on September 18t,h 1940 married Russel V. Baldwin.
The couple farmed for several years before moving to Paullina. In Paullina, their family grew to 5 sons. In 1959 the family moved to Nashua where Russ managed the Nashua Equity Co-op and Betty was employed by the Nashua Reporter.
In 1961 they moved to Forest City, where Betty worked directly with John K. Hanson at Winnebago. She was the 32nd employee ever hired by the company and at her retirement on April 27th, 1990 John K. recognized her for billing out more than 230,00 motor homes over the years and that her employee number was now number 8.
Betty and Russ traveled extensively and for many years enjoyed the winters in Mesa, Arizona.
Betty was a member of the Methodist Church and enjoyed writing short stories for Cappers Weekly and other magazines. She especially enjoyed reading and was grateful to the Forest City Library who regularly provided her with books and reading material.
She is survived by three sons, Richard and his wife Suzanne of Nashua, Iowa, Daniel of Houston, Texas, and David and his wife Donna of Las Cruses, New Mexico, 6 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband Russ in 2009 and two sons, Steven and Randy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Forest City Library.
Arrangements are with Cataldo Schott Funeral Home in Forest City.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.cataldoschottfh.com